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By Richard A. Demers, Ann K. Farmer

A Linguistics Workbook is a complement to Linguistics: An advent to Language and Communications, fifth variation. it might even be used with different introductory and intermediate linguistics texts. while lots of the examples in Linguistics are in response to English, the workbook presents routines within the significant components of linguistics (for instance, syntax and morphology) drawn from a large choice of languages. This version contains new workouts, in addition to refinements to a couple of the unique ones.

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8. 9. 10. 11. opaque electric peptic specific periodic endemic volcanic centric egocentric List I1 eccentricity elasticity opacity electricity pepticity specificity periodicity endemicity volcanicity centricity egocentricity Questions A. Transcribe the pairs of words in lists I and I1 in the spaces provided. /). B. Describe what changes occur in the words in list I when the affix -ity is attached. C. You may not be familiar with some of the words in the lists. However, you should have had no trouble determining where the main stress of the derived words (those in list 11) is located.

Lower 4. marry 9. sour 5. Mary 10. seer This page intentionally left blank Name Section 2 6 Writing Systems: Japanese The Japanese language can be written in several different ways. One method (kanji) is based on characters borrowed from the Chinese writing system. Another (mmaji) uses letters from the roman alphabet; this system is used to write the Japanese in this workbook. Yet another writing system, the katakana syllabary, uses symbols that represent consonant-plus-vowel sequences (refer to Linguistics, pp.

The -0 suffix on derevo indicates that it is a neuter noun; the -a suffix on gazeta indicates that it is a feminine noun. Ignore these suffixes for the purposes of this exercise and assume that the suffix under study attaches to the stems derev- and gazet-. List I 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. List 11 Russian word English gloss Russian word English gloss atom baraban kalambur pulemyot mebel' beton lom derevo gazeta "atom'" 'Vrum" "pun" "machine-gun" "furniture" "concrete" "scrap" "tree" c'newspaper'9 atomiEik barabanicik kalamburiEik pulemyotEik mebel3Eik betoniEik 1omgEik derevgEik gazetEik 10.

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